25 May '12, 10pm

Train operator SMRT 'will learn from mistakes'

Train operator SMRT 'will learn from mistakes'

The six-week MRT inquiry drew to a close on Friday on a positive note, with the Committee of Inquiry looking forward to improvements that will be made in the wake of December's breakdowns. -- ST PHOTO: BRYAN VAN DER BEEK By Christopher Tan, Senior Correspondent The six-week MRT inquiry drew to a close on Friday on a positive note, with the Committee of Inquiry looking forward to improvements that will be made in the wake of December's breakdowns. In his closing remarks, Chief District Judge Tan Siong Thye said train operator SMRT had shown it was prepared to learn from its mistakes. 'The scale of the two disruptions was, without any doubt, the worst in the history of the Singapore MRT system,' he said. But people have to understand that even the best system in the world may falter, he added.

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